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Premiere: The Busy Twist 'LDN LUANDA PT. 2'

Download London production duo The Busy Twist's dark, kuduro-sampling house track "LDN LUANDA PT. 2"


Young production duo The Busy Twist, comprised of Ghana-obsessed Londoners Gabriel Benn and Ollie Williams, snuck onto our radar with their seamless, cross-pollinating marriage of diaspora sounds and Northern electronic dance cuts. "LDN LUANDA PT. 2," the sequel to last year's dual-city banger, showcases a darker, house-leaning side to the duo's compositions whilst utilizing a raw kuduro vocal sample. For more from The Busy Twist, check out their previously featured  "Friday Night" video and Tiwa Savage remix. Hear "LDN LUANDA PT. 2" below.

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